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Nursing Homes near Highlands, North Carolina

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Pacifica Senior Living Heritage Hills

3200 Heritage Circle, Hendersonville, NC 28791

4.7
(100 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Pacifica Senior Living Heritage Hills.Welcome to Pacifica Senior Living Heritage Hills, the #1 retirement living community in Hendersonville. Our senior living community offers a full spectrum of independent living and memory care services administered by a specifically trained, caring...

Summit Place

107 Perpetual Square Drive, Anderson, SC 29621

4.5
(38 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed, Semi-Private, 1 Bed

Live the good life at Summit Place, where desired amenities and world-class services excite our residents and provide a rewarding, enriching lifestyle. Our caring and professional staff provides a helping hand for residents who may appreciate assistance with activities of daily living. You can be...

Brookdale Anderson

311 Simpson Road, Anderson, SC 29621

3.9
(28 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private, 2 Bed

Brookdale Anderson is a luxurious senior living community offering a wide range of senior services in Anderson, South Carolina. Our campus sits on 12 acres in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, offering residents a peaceful and tranquil retirement experience. Just minutes from major...

Brookdale Asheville Walden Ridge

4 Walden Ridge Drive, Asheville, NC 28803

4.5
(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Every senior deserves an exceptional retirement experience no matter where they are on life’s journey. Here at our memory care community in Asheville, North Carolina, your loved one can enjoy a rich and fulfilling life surrounded by a compassionate care team that works day and night to make sure...

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The Willows of Easley

105 Willow Place, Easley, SC 29640

4.3
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Willows of Easley is more than a place to call home—it's a way of life. Find fulfillment and enjoyment in a vibrant, welcoming community with exceptional care and support. Enjoy a book in the lounge, relax on the patio or visit local attractions. Everything you need is right here.If you’re...

Brookdale Asheville Overlook

308 Overlook Road, Asheville, NC 28803

4.4
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

A Nature Lover’s DreamTucked amidst the natural beauty of Asheville, North Carolina, it’s no surprise the new neighbors at your assisted living community are eager to adventure in the great outdoors. You’ll feel right at home as you soak up the sunshine and scenic views on the expansive...

Carolina Reserve of Hendersonville

1820 Pisgah Dr, Hendersonville, NC 28791

4.1
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Why opt for nursing home care when your needs can be met at our beautiful assisted living community in Western North Carolina? At Carolina Reserve, we accept a higher level of care than most realize – and our residents age in place without the need to move to a skilled nursing facility in the...

Oaks at Chanticleer

355 Berkmans Ln, Greenville, SC 29605

3.6
(20 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Oaks at Greenville offers all the amenities and services of assisted living, but includes specially trained staff who are focused on the needs of residents with memory impairment. Three neighborhoods are designed to accommodate the different stages of Alzheimer's and related dementia. We consider...

Oakview Park

110 Hood Rd, Greenville, SC 29611

3.9
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Oakview Park Senior LivingFind your place with us!Oakview Park is Powdersville's newest senior living community, offering Assisted Living and Memory Care.It is our goal to enhance the quality of life of our resident members by providing an environment that is physically, mentally, spiritually and...

Belvedere Commons of Seneca

515 Benton Street, Seneca, SC 29672

4.2
(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Belvedere Commons of Seneca, you can live the life you want to. Enjoy the convenience of restaurant-style dining, a wealth of life enrichment activities and the freedom to explore your interests. Beautiful Lake Keowee, the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, beaches and great weather set...

Keowee Place

475 Rochester Hwy, Seneca, SC 29672

4.3
(14 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Keowee Place is located on the shores of Lake Keowee and Lake Hartwell in Seneca, South Carolina. We are close to the historical towns of Cashiers and Highland, North Carolina and our daytrips to these historical towns are a favorite outing for many of our residents. We also make regular trips to...

Arbor Terrace of Asheville

3199 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville, NC 28803

4.6
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Arbor Terrace of Asheville provides the highest quality of geriatric care and assisted living in the Asheville, North Carolina area, including innovative memory care designed specifically for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Every resident receives unique and...

Brookdale Central

131 Vickery Drive, Central, SC 29630

3.9
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Good LifeCome and experience what a life of redefined independence looks like here at our assisted living community in Central, South Carolina. For starters, we handle all the cooking, cleaning, laundry and yard work so you can spend more time doing the things you love. Yes, you read that...

Elmcroft of Hendersonville NC

3851 Howard Gap Rd., Hendersonville, NC 28792

4.0
(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

EXTRA PRECAUTIONS FOR ADDED REASSURANCEWhile the COVID-19 vaccine has been proven safe and effective, we continue to ask residents and associates to follow basic wellness precautions including proper mask wearing in shared spaces. Learn more about how we’re working hard to return things to normal...

Carolina Reserve of Laurel Park

1825 Pisgah Dr, Hendersonville, NC 28791

4.4
(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Carolina Reserve of Laurel Park is located at the southern edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains and was incorporated on October 2004. This Navion Senior Solutions facility offers both Independent and Assisted living, Carolina Reserve of Laurel Park offers the wonderful services that have made us the...

The Retreat at Easley

123 Couch Lane, Easley, SC 29642

3.9
(8 reviews)

1 Bed, Semi-Private

Spring Park Assisted Living & Memory Care

925 N. Main Street, Travelers Rest, SC 29690

4.4
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Spring Park is an Atlas Senior Living Community with a separate secure memory care wing.Our goal is to enrich the lives of our residents by providing an environment that is physically, mentally, spiritually, and emotionally stimulating. We encourage our residents to celebrate the joys of life...

Dominion Senior Living at Patrick Square

100 Pershing Ave., Clemson, SC 29631

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Dominion Senior Living at Patrick Square | Clemson is an assisted living and memory care community. Our senior living community serves seniors in Clemson, South Carolina and is located in the Patrick Square’s Town Center. Dominion Senior Living at Patrick Square is conveniently located within an...

The Veranda at Carnesville

29 McEntire Street, Carnesville, GA 30521

5.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

We provide gentle guidance and oversight while fostering dignity and encouraging independence. Our staff manages medication and assists with bathing and grooming. Three home-cooked meals are served daily in our country style dining room, and activities are offered daily to engage and stimulate...

The Overlook

29 Rock Dr, Toccoa, GA 30577

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

The Overlook is nestled within some of Georgia's most breathtaking scenery, providing residents and their families endless opportunity to enjoy the outdoors. Our mission is to create a new home for our residents that gives them the care, support and love they deserve.

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
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Highlands, North Carolina

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a facility that houses two or more seniors who are not related by marriage or by blood to the administrator. A nursing home facility offers its residents 24-hour care administered by registered nurses. These caregivers offer healthcare services for people who are unable to properly take care of their needs due to the effects of aging.

This type of facility is a familiar and easy living option for individuals 65 years and above, however nursing homes will admit persons 55 and greater (a rarity in theworldof senior care).The most frequent mental issue experienced by nursing home residents is dementia, which can hinder their and familiarity, decision making abilities, and memory function. Nursing homes are required to provide routine personal hygiene items, dietary services, emergency dental services, and specialized rehabilitative services (treatment for mental illness or intellectual disability) to residents. Many residents of nursing homes might have behavioral difficulties. These can consist of verbal outbursts, resisting assistance, or a tendency to wander. Often times persons might select to live in a nursing home over another type of facility due to a physical or mental impairment that prevents them from easily accomplishing the activities of daily living. Examples of amenities and servicesprovided at nursing homes might include skilled nursing or medical care, adult day services , monitoring of medication, and intravenous or nutrition therapy.

Cost of Living

Cost of living is a major factor when selecting which care option is best for your family. The rent burden for Highlands is around 14.5% of the average monthly income. Highlands has a median home value of about $480,343 and the median cost of rent is $975 per month per month.

Demographics and Values

Of the population of Highlands 18.2% have a high-school diploma, 23.7% have a graduate degree, and 44.9% have a college degree. Based on gender, 47.5% are male and 52.5% are female. The median age of Highlands is 60 years old. Racially, the population of Highlands is 0.0% Native American, 0.3% mixed race, 5.9% Hispanic, 3.8% other or not specified, 2.2% Asian, 92.3% white, 1.4% black, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. In Highlands, 10.4% consider themselves widows, 14.6% do not have health insurance, 50.1% participate in the labor force, and 9.7% have some form of disability. In Highlands, 11.6% of the citizens are veterans. The total population of Highlands consists of 939 people. Highlands has a population density of 59 people per square mile.

State Information

An overview of North Carolina

The quality of life enjoyed by the average North Carolina citizen is ranked 18th nation-wide. Additionally, North Carolina is ranked 30th by healthcare standards. Based on natural beauty, North Carolina ranks 36th in the nation. The state of North Carolina has a cost of living index of 94.0 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 96.6 and a housing index rating of 83.1. In total, North Carolina has 123 general hospitals and 236 health centers that provide care for 10,497,679 citizens. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Memorial Mission Hospital And Asheville Surgery Ce, Atrium Health Kings Mountain, and The Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital.

Social demographics of the state

During the latest presidential election, 50% voted for the Republican candidate while 46% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of diversity, North Carolina ranks 20th in the nation. The state has a median age of 39 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of religious values, 39% of North Carolina’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 15,737 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-35%, Mainline Protestant-19%, and Historically Black Protestant-12%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In North Carolina there are 635 masonic lodges.

State-wide weather information

During the summer, the average temperature in North Carolina is around 76F. The average high summer temperature is around 92F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 53F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in North Carolina drops to around 41F. The average high winter temperature is around 62F in the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 19F during the month of January. On average, North Carolina has an air quality index rating of around 36.0 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of April with a rating of around 45.3 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of August at around 77%. The average monthly precipitation for the state of North Carolina is around 4.20 inches. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 9.06 inches of precipitation a month. While residents of North Carolina mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in North Carolina can include hurricanes, floods, and and earthquakes (moderate).

Wildlife to be found in North Carolina

The state of North Carolina has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of yellow poplar, sassafras, redbud, and dragon’s mouth orchid. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the amberjack, the nine-banded armadillo, the gray bats, or the red wolf. The state animal of North Carolina is the the squirrel.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in North Carolina

The Overlook, Dominion Senior Living at Patrick Square and The Veranda at Carnesville are the top rated nursing homes near Highlands, North Carolina. See full list of communities.

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